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  • 2001 Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sauvignon The Montelena Estate – USA, California, Napa Valley (12/22/2018)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of lavender, potpourri, Kirsch, boysenberry and plum. Flavors of plum, boysenberry and black cherry. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. NOTE: throwing a decent amount of sediment so be sure and stand for a few days before opening. (94 points)

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  • 2001 Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sauvignon The Montelena Estate – USA, California, Napa Valley (12/24/2013)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind with dinner. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about an hour.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of flowers, berries, cherries and plums. Flavors of berries, plums and raspberries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. NOTE: blowing some sediment at this point. (92 points)

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